VW Settlement

Nearly 80 percent of VW Funds Remain Two Years After the First Awards

Source: EV Hub A previous version of this story said that Texas had not awarded any VW settlement funding to EVs. The state has made one award to electric school buses that was made in April 2020. We regret the error. The Volkswagen Settlement remains one of the largest dedicated sources of [...]

By |2020-07-14T17:38:37-04:00July 13th, 2020|

Nearly 80 percent of VW Funds Remain Two Years After the First Awards

A previous version of this story said that Texas had not awarded any VW settlement funding to EVs. The state has made one award to electric school buses that was made in April 2020. We regret the error. The coronavirus pandemic threw the global economy into a tailspin in early 2020 as supply [...]

By |2020-07-14T17:35:55-04:00July 10th, 2020|

Washington Awards $12 million from the VW Settlement for 40 Electric School Buses

On April 29, 2020, the Washington State Department of Ecology awarded $12 million from the state's federal VW Settlement allocation to fund 40 electric school buses across the state. This award makes Washington the 14th state to commit settlement funds to school bus electrification. In addition to school buses, Washington has awarded more than [...]

By |2020-05-11T18:43:40-04:00May 11th, 2020|

New Jersey Will Allocate Remaining $45 Million VW Settlement Funds to EVs and EV Charging

Strengthening the state's transportation electrification leadership, policymakers in New Jersey announced on April 22, 2020 that the remaining VW Settlement Funds worth almost $45 million will go towards EVs and EV charging. Roughly $32.7 million of this will go towards the replacement of old diesel buses, trucks, trains, port equipment, and marine vessels with [...]

By |2020-04-22T19:52:28-04:00April 22nd, 2020|

Join Us for Our 2019 Q3 Review on November 19th

Every quarter, join us for a webinar to review what we’ve learned about transportation electrification in the United States. These webinars are free to all and we encourage you to share this meeting information with your network. All content from the webinar are based on information available on EV Hub. We're holding the Q3 [...]

By |2019-11-05T22:30:45-05:00November 5th, 2019|

Michigan Awards $4.2 million in VW Settlement Money for Electric School Buses

On September 12, 2019, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) announced an award of $4.2 million to go towards the Michigan Association for Pupil Transportation Electric School Bus Pilot Project. Lion Electric was selected as the manufacturer for the pilot program and will provide 11 electric school buses throughout the [...]

By |2019-10-07T19:57:41-04:00September 16th, 2019|

Washington State Launches $2.25 Million Charging Infrastructure Program for Government Agencies

On September 4, 2019, the Washington State Department of Ecology announced a new round of VW Settlement funding targeting state and local government facilities. The program seeks to accelerate EV adoption in both public and private vehicle fleets throughout the state by expanding access to public charging sited at government facilities. The program will [...]

By |2019-09-11T12:35:10-04:00September 11th, 2019|

Florida Releases Draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan

On July 17, 2019 the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) released its draft mitigation plan. Florida's plan for spending its $166.28 million share of the Environmental Mitigation Trust is the last draft plan of the 50 states and Washington, DC to be released. The department allocated the maximum 15% of funds to Light-Duty [...]

By |2019-07-17T19:12:39-04:00July 17th, 2019|

Virginia to Invest $12 Million in Electric Transit Buses

Governor Northam of Virginia announced on June 24, 2019 that the state is spending $12 million on 17 electric buses and related charging infrastructure. $9 million of this award comes from the VW Settlement and the remainder from the state's transit capital program. Transit agencies in Alexandria, Blacksburg, and Hampton Roads will be the [...]

By |2019-06-24T20:13:27-04:00June 24th, 2019|
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